30 avril 2021

A rare bronze figure of Yanguang Mingmu Yuanjun, Ming dynasty, dated to the fourth year of Tianqi period,1624

Lot 250. A rare bronze figure of Yanguang Mingmu Yuanjun, Ming dynasty, dated to the fourth year of Tianqi period, corresponding to 1624. Height 23 in., 58.3 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 USD. Lot sold: 35,280 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the figure seated in a vajraparyankasana with hands in dhyana mudra holding a mirror with an eye, dressed in a long flowing robe with ribbons, chest adorned with elaborate jewelry, the peaceful face with gently arched brows and downcast... [Lire la suite]
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19 juin 2018

Galatea and the Sea Monster. A Dutch silver salt, Adam van Vianen, Utrecht, 1624

Lot 10. Galatea and the Sea Monster. A Dutch silver salt, Adam van Vianen, Utrecht, 1624; 19.5cm., 7 3/4in. high, 589gr., 18oz. 19dwt. Estimate 3,000,000 — 5,000,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's Embossed and chased with Galatea, her hair encrusted with shells, supporting the salt container moulded with lobate folds and sinuous masks, seated on a sea monster with molten ornament flowing from his knobbly shell body, signed A.o 24. A.DE. VIANA. FE. Provenance: Baron Lionel Rothschild of 148... [Lire la suite]
31 octobre 2017

A bronze figure of Samantabhadra, Ming dynasty, dated Tianqi fourth year corresponding to 1624

Lot 58. A bronze figure of Samantabhadra, Ming dynasty, dated Tianqi fourth year corresponding to 1624. Estimate USD  18,000 - 25,000. Sold for US$ 23,750 (€20,407). Photo: Bonhams. Cast holding a scroll with both hands, clothed in shawl and dhoti with swirling scarves, the chest hung with garlands of jewels, the face with a serene expression, framed by an elaborate crown and lotus blossoms issuing from the palms, the right blossom supporting a ruyi, the left a now-missing triple gem,... [Lire la suite]
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15 septembre 2016

"Geste baroque - Collections de Salzbourg" au musée du Louvre

Attribué à Philipp Harpff, Salzbourg, vue du Nord, Dessin à la plume lavé de bistre (composé de deux parties), 162 x 907 mm, Salzburg Museum. © Musée de Salzbourg / Rupert Poschacher PARIS - Les terres de langues germaniques se sont imposées comme un foyer de création extrêmement fertile, le pouvoir laïc comme le pouvoir religieux commanditant de prestigieux chantiers sur lesquels travaillèrent les plus grands maîtres du baroque et du rococo allemands et autrichiens. Cité millénaire, Salzbourg a compté parmi les... [Lire la suite]
27 mai 2013

Filippo Planzone, Cheval et cage taillés dans un morceau d'ivoire unique

Filippo Planzone, Cheval et cage taillés dans un morceau d'ivoire unique, socle en corne, offert par l'artiste au Grand Duc Ferdinand II en 1624 (Musée de l'Argent, Palais Pitti, Florence)
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05 mai 2013

17th century Dutch painting touting Hermitage Museum provenance to lead Christie's Old Master Sale

Gerrit van Honthorst (Utrecht 1592-1656), The Duet, 1624 (estimate: $2-3 million). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced that the Old Master Paintings sale on June 5 in New York will be led by Gerrit van Honthorst’s The Duet, a significant work with an exceptionally distinguished Russian provenance, which includes the collection of Count Alexander Stroganov, art advisor to Catherine the Great, as well as the Hermitage Museum. Painted in 1624 at the height of Honthorst's career, this picture is one... [Lire la suite]
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